In the second episode of our Endangered Species series, Jonah tells us the story of the Kihansi spray toad, from its discovery in 1996 to its extinction from the wild only 13 years later. Learn how an animal with one of the smallest known ranges in the world collapsed so dramatically under the pressure of human forces.

Sources & Links:
Read today’s featured article on thresher shark tagging and why it’s important: https://www.fauna-flora.org/news/tails-unexpected-historic-first-thresher-shark-tag-team?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=news&fbclid=IwAR3Eg1Iv0Maxx1zulCTRzGnIwi1LZS8Eq2jrulUYqfiY_f0xffjk79Zjn38

And for further reading on the one-of-a-kind Kihansi spray toad:
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/once-extinct-kihansi-spray-toad-returns/
https://www.iucn.org/es/node/12892

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